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Description: Zack Wheeler won his major league debut Tuesday against the Braves.
Insight: He finished with seven strikeouts in six shutout innings. Walks were an issue for Wheeler (he handed out five free passes) but that\'s to be expected from a nervous 23-year-old in his first major league start. The Mets haven\'t announced when his next start will be but we\'re confident Wheeler will stay in the rotation.
Description: New England tight end Aaron Hernandez is being questioned by police in Attleboro, Massachusetts about a "possible homicide," though he isn\'t believed to be a suspect. SOURCE: Adam Schefter, ESPN
Insight: With Rob Gronkowski likely to start the season on injured reserve, the last thing the Patriots need is for their other tight end to be in trouble with the law. Hopefully this all gets sorted out within the next couple of days.
Description: ESPN reports that the Hawks and Mavericks will both be in the running to sign Monta Ellis this offseason.
Insight: Ellis would be a logical replacement for O.J. Mayo in Dallas while the Hawks haven\'t had an elite shooting guard since Joe Johnson left. Ellis averaged 19.2 ppg in 82 contests for Milwaukee in 2012-13.
Description: The Flyers are preparing to buy out the rest of Danny Briere\'s contract. SOURCE: Philadelphia Inquirer
Insight: Briere\'s production has declined in each of the last two seasons and at age 35, it\'s tough to envision him rebounding in 2013-14. The Flyers could also look to trade Briere, though he has a no-movement clause in his contract and would have to approve any trade.
BC-US--Dow Record-Three Personal Stories, 1st Ld-Writethru,1173 Dow Record: Three tales of ups, downs and changes AP Photo FX102, FX103 Eds: With BC-US--Dow Record. Adds photos. By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...